Business Support



Members can get advice, counseling and support in dealing with governments and small business issues from CFIB's Business Counsellors, at no charge.

Looking for training incentives? Check out the Can-B.C. Job Grant

B.C. businesses can submit applications for a training program for future workers. The grant covers up to two-thirds of the cost of training an employee, to a maximum of $10,000 per grant.

Reminder: CRA’s new remittance thresholds, effective January 1, 2015

Canada’s Economic Action Plan 2014 announced a reduction in the frequency of source deduction remittances. Over 50,000 small and medium-sized employers will see their maximum number of required payments cut in half. Learn how the reduced filing frequency works for source deductions withheld after December 31, 2014.

BDC Young Entrepreneur Award: A chance to win $100,000!

Canadian entrepreneurs aged 18 to 35 years are competing for a grand prize of $100,000 and a second prize of $25,000 in consulting services from the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). Applicants can submit a short video describing their project and how the award will make their dream a reality. The application deadline is March 18, 2015 at noon, Eastern Daylight Saving Time. Learn more about the opportunity here.

Experiencing issues with a federal contract?

If you are selling to federal government and feel you have not been treated equally you can go to the Office of the Procurement Ombudsman.

Protect your employees when working in extreme cold temperatures

Many businesses have situations where employees are performing their duties in very cold conditions. Working in extreme cold temperatures can result in lower work efficiency, illness, injuries and higher accident rates. Learn how to identify and prevent many cold-induced problems at your small business.
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